Another source of inspiration and admiration is Edward Weston. Weston’s photography has always intrigued me, because his photos take “every day” things like vegetables or the human body and portray them from a unique perspective. 121 more words
Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be. - Edward Weston
Photography suits the temper of this age – of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
– Edward Weston
Modernism has long been critiqued from a feminist perspective, for sidelining female artists for the phallocentric focus on Modern Masters. The great American photographers of the 20th century such as Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand and Edward Weston have been prolifically written about, exhibited world wide and become integral to the establishment of photography as an art form within the art historical canon. 1,125 more words
“Meaning in a painting is derived from quality. It is reciprocal and will return what has been given to it both to its creator and to the beholder, by a multiple combination in visual concept of pattern, color, form, and that undefined intangible which transcends all classifications. 462 more words